Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2010

320 Pages | 3 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199570744

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The Communion of Women

Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Elizabeth E. Prevost

  • The history of women's missions in colonial Africa
  • Important contribution to debates about feminism, Christianity, and empire
  • Features detailed case studies of Uganda and Madagascar
  • Reveals how the missionary movement fostered multiracial women's networks